Questions tagged [exchanges]

This tag should be used for questions regarding exchanges. Exchanges are sites which allow for the conversion of Bitcoins to various world currencies as well as alternate cryptocurrencies.

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How does perpetual contracts work when the counter party closes?

As I understand how crypto perpetual contracts work - when I enter a long position on a crypto exchange, my order is matched with a counter party short. The long/buyer and short/seller will exchange ...
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how to buy library credits

which exchange should I buy library credits on? I tried buying from the odysee website but it doesn't take my credit card. I also tried to start a bittrex account but it doesn't let me create an ...
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One time donation using bitcoin from creditcard or bank-account

How would I go about making a one-time donation in bitcoin if I don't want a get a bitcoin-wallet? Think about getting money from an ATM abroad, the money is in my account in currency A, but I get it ...
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What accounting software exist to support crypto exchanges?

I've been looking at QuickBooks and 3rd party tools to integrate to see what they do but it still seems to be more retail focused. I've tried to Google it but still get retail responses. Does anyone ...
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How do exchanges offer free deposits?

Since each transaction creates an unspent output. You'd need to pay a transaction fee to move those funds each time. They charge withdrawal fees however these are static and not dynamic. I understand ...
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Coinbase - converted BTC to Euros but now Euro amount has changed [closed]

Recently I converted some of my BTC to Euros on Coinbase. I needed €5000 euros exactly. The fee was €74.50, ok fine. That left me with €4925.50. I haven't made one transaction since, but logged in now ...
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How is transaction on exchanges that trade bitcoins connected to blockchain?

According to this answer, since the transaction on exchanges are internal, the transaction on blockchain is irrelated to them. But is the transaction on exchanges that trade bitcoins really not ...
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Identify original exchange from Bitcoin address on my ledger

Hi I am being asked to prove which exchange I bought Bitcoin on from several years ago. I have the BTC address on my ledger. Is it possible to trace backwards?
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How to exchange crypto assests in italy without a bank account [closed]

I don't have a bank account, I get paid at my job in my postal account which I can't use to buy or sell crypto. I use bitcoin ATMs around Italy. Some time ago I did something dumb, really dumb. I ...
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Is it true that a cryptocurrency exchange could freeze any account with suspicious bitcoins?

You are a law-abiding citizen and you have no idea how the bitcoins that you own now were used before. However, there is always a chance of getting "dirty" bitcoins that were used by ...
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How is it possible for crypto exchanges teams to not be public?

Sorry, I'm not sure if this directly relates to bitcoin or not. Will be glad to post it on another stack exchange if anybody has ideas behind which one would be better. I was on coingecko checking out ...
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Average/Median Bitcoin Holdings for US [closed]

They said 17% of US Residents own bitcoin, or 46 million americans. Just curious if anyone knows the median/average amount for these people. $100? $500? $10,000? I am trying to find statistics on this....
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Can one find out e.g. in which exchange is a bitcoin transaction conducted in e.g. blockchain.info? [duplicate]

Before, in this link on blockchain.info, one can find "addr_tag", which include e.g. the one of the participants of the transaction. I thought that this tag would include information such as ...
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Why is trading behaviour so similar across all (mainstream) exchanges?

I don't know much about stocks and investing, but lately I have been keeping a close eye on crypto exchanges and I noticed something I can't explain. No matter what news is announced good or bad, or ...
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Are trades done on exchanges added to blocks?

I found a few answers to this question here, here, and here, but my doubts weren't cleared. Are trades done on exchanges added to blocks? Or are they only added once you withdraw the funds to your own ...
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I bought bitcoin years ago and now the website that I bought from is unavailable!

I bought bitcoin years ago and now the website that I bought from is unavailable! I only have a key that I don't even know whether it's a public key or a private key or some useless key generated by ...
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Withdrawing Coins to hardware wallet

I have several coins in one exchange, and I want to withdraw them to my hardware wallet. The issue is, that the fees that I am asked to pay are actually higher than the total value of the coins. Is ...
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How to handle account balances?

My goal is to manage the investments of a huge group of people. Let's say that each month each one puts in a different amount of dollars (it may even be $1) and I need to send to his wallet that ...
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What causes synchronous price movement within and between crypto exchanges without matching trades? [closed]

I have observed different crypto exchanges for quite some time now and analyzed the potential for different kinds of arbitrage. However, I don't quite understand what I am seeing. Examples: Observing ...
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BTC Treasure Hunt Volume 2

Similar to Whoiszo, I too am helping a friend locate a bitcoin treasure. In a period between 2010 and 2011 my friend owned a blackberry curve 8330. At the time she was into some online gambling and ...
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How many hops does Coinbase and other exchanges track your movement of BTC when it leaves their exchanges?

I've read reports of Coinbase users getting an email stating that they detected their Bitcoins being moved to an unapproved exchange or site after removing their bitcoins off of the exchange. What is ...
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How to 'buy the dip' without constantly incurring network fees?

I'm a newby to the crypto world and one thing that I have seen a lot of is people saying to 'buy the dip!'. Fair enough, I like that idea. However, I have limited funds, and so thought that the best ...
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How hard is it for an exchange to adopt native segwit? Is it not as simple as updating the address regex checker on the front-end?

Just wondering, maybe I'm missing something. Are there changes on the backend needed to be implemented as well? Not as simple as changing the regex validation on the front end?
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How do exchanges manage their bitcoin/crypto? It only takes 1 employee with private keys to steal it all

So hear me out. I understand exchanges have hot/cold wallets and mostly use their hot wallets. But at some point they need to send crypto from their cold wallet to their hot wallet. Who does this? The ...
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Duplicate Wallet

I had a wallet on an exchange. For a few months I was using it with no trouble. Then one day I sent some BTC to it and it never showed up in the wallet on the exchange. I can see it in bitcoin ...
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Trying to understand how exchanges handle crypto

From my understanding. (which is very very limited) Crypto exchanges give their users a bitcoin address to send their crypto to. This address is a derived/child key from their own wallet. Once this ...
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Can a person only send large amounts an have a $500 transaction log between us before he could send? How can i get around this?

Recently I going to receive a donation from a man and he tried sending a large amount. The amount wouldn't send he said we had to have at least $500 in transactions before it would go thru. Does this ...
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Crypto Exchange that Offers Withdrawal to Banks in Saudi Arabia [closed]

I need any crypto exchange that offers withdrawal (cash) to banks in Saudi Arabia. There is one exchange that I know of is Fasset but it's still in its beta phase. I want to know if there's any other ...
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Can not find or remember exchange

About 4 years ago i gave my son some BTC for his Birthday.... Trying to teach him a bit of financial responsibility..... he created a wallet, on an exchange i believe, i wasnt part of that, as i ...
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How do exchanges provide wallets unique wallets to users but also keep transaction fees low?

So I understand that exchanges don't have to perform updates on the blockchain. However I'm not sure how they figure out the following solution without having to pay blockchain fees? I guess they do i....
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How to verify Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) issuance

I'm trying to understand how Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) issuance can be verified. The WBTC custodian, BitGo, published the following material: https://wbtc.network/dashboard/audit This is a list of ...
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Why do exchanges provide ask/bid transaction data like the NYSE and NASDAQ?

Bitcointicker.co provides a very slick, very active display that purports to be all the ask/bid transactions on several exchanges (Gemini, Kraken, Coinbase, and others). Where does it get its data? ...
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Pros & Cons of Self Hosting Bitcoin Node vs using a 3rd Party Service?

We are a medium size company building a blockchain application that requires us to interact with the Bitcoin blockchain (+ several other cryptocurrencies). One option is for us to use a 3rd party ...
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"Hot", "Cold" & "Warm" Storage Wallets? [duplicate]

I've seen a number of sites advertise they support "hot", "warm" and "cold" wallet storage solutions (the only thing I haven't seen so far are "frozen" wallets)....
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How do exchanges automate transfer of Bitcoin from a cold storage wallet?

Most exchanges use Cold Storage to store the bulk (approx. 95%) of their user assets. Only a relatively small amount (approx. 5%) of funds are held in their Hot Wallet. My question is, what process is ...
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Can an exchange or marketplace benefit from private key encryption?

A powerful security technique to prevent theft of Bitcoins from a user's online wallet is to encrypt the user's private key with his password without ever stroring the PK directly in the database. ...
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How to cash out a Bitcoin wallet into fiat anonymously? [closed]

If bitcoin is converted to fiat money on an exchange, the exchange has irrefutable knowledge of your identity because they require the account name and bank account name to match. The only way to ...
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Can a Bitcoin address be traceable to a crypto exchange?

If a Bitcoin address was created upon the opening of a Binance or Coinbase account, is there anything in the address itself, or its activity, that can give clues to whether it was in fact created on ...
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Is this exchange legitimate? [duplicate]

I was sent a discord message with an invitation to an exchange called www.doxxwallet.com. They offered me 0.21 bitcoin as a joining bonus, and I created the account and according to them do indeed ...
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Is there a good website or resource comparing how all exchanges are structured under the hood?

So one of the issues I am running into is that there are competing definitions for things like: exchange, broker, trading platform, exchange platform, centralized, decentralized, P2P trading, etc. And ...
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How can other parties track the inflows, outflows, and reserves of exchanges?

I see that there are a few sites that provide analytics for the reserves that exchanges are holding as well as inflows and outflows (e.g. https://www.tokenanalyst.io/dashboard). How are these ...
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How to calculate conversion exchange fees?

According to Exchange A, I can withdraw 1 BTC as 90 fiat. Or I can send them 1 fiat in return for 0.01 BTC. How do I calculate percentage fees for one way conversion?
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is wallet vulnerable when unlocked for transactions?

is wallet vulnerable when unlocked for transactions?.I recovered a wallet some time ago and all is good.passphrase key all looks good.But a question came to my mind about the moment we make a ...
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How to find the aggregate geographic distribution of bitcoin traders using a certain exchange? [closed]

I wonder whether it is possible. Are there any ways of doing this via e.g. somehow collecting the IP addresses of all traders on an exchange such as Bittrex?
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Are the transactions displayed on "BitListen" really accurate?

Over the years, whenever there's unusual Bitcoin activity, I look at: https://www.bitlisten.com/ But can these transactions really be accurate? I just saw numerous 100+ BTC ones, and just now a ...
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Is periodically transferring Bitcoin from an exchange to a private wallet cost effective?

I'm new to this, I've read a lot about it and I've decided to start saving money on Bitcoin by buying a fixed amount every month. I know it is safer to store my Bitcoin on a private wallet instead of ...
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I am new to Bitcoin. Am I being scammed? [duplicate]

I am new to Bitcoin. I got into transaction with this woman I saw on Facebook, Olivia Jessica, a lot were mentioning her in a group so I decided to ask her how to do this thing. She asked me to join ...
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Crypto platform that provides a good looking report for the purpose of obtaining mortgage? [closed]

My mortgage broker: They aren’t happy with your proof of deposit. The bitcoins are fine. But you will need to provide a statement of your portfolio. It needs to come from the provider / platform ...
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Is there any way to trade without photo id before Bisq introduces its API?

I know that the Bisq developers are "working on it", but v1.5 was just released today and still not a sign of it. I'm growing ever more impatient. While I like Bisq, and understand that it ...
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What is the alternative for an exchange which doesnt want to run a node of a coin traded?

It seems to be best practice for an exchange to run a node itself for a coin traded there. But, is there an alternative? A third party service? If yes, which are recommended and why?

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